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50 children : one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany / Steven Pressman, with an afterword by Paul Shapiro, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Pressman, Steven, author. (Author). Shapiro, Paul. (Added Author).
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  • 14 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Butler Public Library - Butler 940.53 PRE (Text) 73174005016534 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville 940.53 PRE (Text) 32604000202848 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Library 940.53 PRE (Text) 33187003681554 Nonfiction - F Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 940.5318 PRESSMAN (Text) 33946002942725 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 940.531835 PRE (Text) 34330512784522 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale 909 PRE (Text) 70743000137556 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Peabody Public Library - Columbia City NON-FICTION 940.53 PRESSMAN (Text) 30403002058345 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 940.5318 Pressman (Text) 31208911548750 non-fiction Checked out 12/13/2016
Rochester Library 940.53 PRE (Text) 33187003681562 Nonfiction - R Available -
Seymour Main Library 940.531835 PRESSMAN (Text) 37500004361891 Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062237477
  • ISBN: 0062237470
  • Physical Description: xiv, 296 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Harper, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note: illustrations on endpapers.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-280) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The plan -- The rescue -- New lives.
Summary, etc.: Based on the acclaimed HBO documentary, the astonishing true story of how one American couple, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, transported fifty Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America in 1939 -- the single largest group of unaccompanied refugee children allowed into the United States during a time when deep-seated anti-Semitism and isolationism gripped much of the country.
Subject: Kraus, Gilbert, -1975.
Kraus, Eleanor, -1989.
World War, 1939-1945 > Children > Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Rescue > Germany.
Children > Nazi persecution.
Jewish children > Austria.
Refugee children > United States.
Jewish refugees > United States.

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